How to Find VINs, Tire Stats and Other Information on Your Vehicle

How to Find VINs, Tire Stats and Other Information on Your Vehicle Vehicle and tire recalls are issued so often it would be easy to succumb to “concern fatigue” and decide to think about it later. But some recalls — like airbag recalls on older vehicles that have spent time in hot, humid climates — […]

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Under Hood Fires, Faulty Door Latches Prompt Ford to Recall 441,000 vehicles

Under Hood Fires, Fault Door Latches Prompt Ford to Recall 441,000 Vehicles Ford has recalled 230,000 cars after reports of 29 fires erupting under the hood as the result of overheating. Affected are: 2014 Escape SUV 2014-15 Fiesta ST 2013-14 Fusion sedan 2013-15 Transit Connect van Ford said faulty coolant circulation could cause the engine […]

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Fire Concern Sparks Recall of 1.2 Million Audi Vehicles

Fire Concern Sparks Recall of 1.2 Million Audi Vehicles Audi is recalling about 1.2 million cars and SUVs because the electric coolant pumps can overeat and cause a fire. Affected are the following models: 2013 to 2016 A4 2013 to 2017 A5 2012 to 2015 A6 2013 to 2017 Q5 SUV Dealers will replace the […]

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Stop Riding Polaris Phoenix 200 ATVs

Stop Riding Phoenix 200 ATVs and Check for Crash Risk Polaris has issued an urgent recall of 5,600 Phoenix 200 all-terrain vehicles because of reports that shipping-related damage to throttle limiters is causing crashes. Polaris said it has received nine damage reports, including one failure that caused a crash with injuries. The company said owners […]

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70 Million Air Bags On Recall List

Is Your Vehicle Is On The Air Bag Recall List? 4 Steps You Need To Take. In the last 18 months some 32 million vehicles have been recalled, making an estimated 50 million air bags at risk of exploding when deployed, even in minor crashes. And the recall list is far from done. An additional […]

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Safety Defects Prompt Toyota, Hyundai to Recall New Vehicles

Safety Defects Prompt Toyota, Hyundai to Recall New Vehicles Toyota is recalling about 65,000 model year 2018 Tundras and Sequoias, claiming they are at risk for having their electronic stability control systems shut down unexpectedly. These systems help drivers avoid crashes by reducing the danger of skidding, or losing control as a result of over-steering. […]

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Fuel Leak, Fire Risk Leads to Recall of 2018 Toyota Camry

Fuel Leak, Fire Risk Leads to Recall of 2018 Toyota Camry Toyota is recalling nearly 12,000 model year 2018 Toyota Camrys equipped with V-6 engines because of a risk of fuel leaks that could lead to fires. Toyota said affected vehicles have fuel delivery pipes that may not be properly connected to the fuel hoses […]

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Risk of Steering Wheel Detachment Triggers Ford Recall of 1.38 million Cars

Risk of Steering Wheel Detachment Triggers Ford Recall of 1.38 Million Cars Ford Motor Company is recalling 1.38 million cars worldwide because of reports of steering wheels coming completely off. Affected are model year 2014 through 2018 Ford Fusions and Lincoln MKZ sedans. Ford said it had received reports of at least two accidents related […]

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Fire Risk Sparks Recall of 6,000 Ford Focus, Fusion Cars

Fire Risk Sparks Recall of 6,000 Ford Focus, Fusion Cars Ford is recalling nearly 6,000 Ford Focus and Ford Fusion cars with manual transmissions for potential clutch plate fracture leading to transmission fluid leakage and fire risk. Affected are: 2013-16 Ford Focus vehicles with 1.0-liter engines 2013-15 Ford Fusion vehicles with 1.6-liter engines Ford said […]

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Seat Defect Leads Honda to Recall More Than 250,000 Odyssey Minivans

Seat Defect Leads Honda to Recall More Than 250,000 Odyssey Minivans Honda is recalling 254,568 Odyssey minivans, model years 2014-2016, because of a defect in the second row seat mechanism. If the walk-in release lever is used to fold a fully reclined left outboard seatback forward, the seatback may stay in the unlocked position or […]

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